string replace

Cihal Josef josef.cihal at siemens.com
Fri Jun 30 16:12:30 CEST 2006


Hi Mechele,


In string s u want to replace string "b" or "c" to -> "x"

import re

s ="a1b2c3"
re.sub("[bc]","x",s) 

Sincerely josef



Josef 


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On Behalf Of Michele Petrazzo
Sent: Friday, June 30, 2006 4:03 PM
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Subject: string replace

Hi,
a lot of times I need to replace more than one char into a string, so I
have to do something like

value = "test"
chars = "e"
for c in chars:
   value = value.replace(c, "")

A solution could be that "replace" accept a tuple/list of chars, like
that was add into the new 2.5 for startswith.

I don't know, but can be this feature included into a future python
release?

Thanks,
Michele
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